International Workshop National trends of innovative products and systems for energy-efficient buildings - Barriers and strategies for an accelerated market uptake
, Amsterdam (the Netherlands), 3-4 March 2010. Organised with the collaboration of the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC), this event will enable policy makers, industry and other stakeholders to update on best practice, success stories, market barriers, as well as market drivers and emerging technologies. AIVC
is part of the IEA Programme on Energy Conservation in Buildings & Community Systems (ECBCS
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• CTI PFAN Asia Forum for Clean Energy Financing, Bangkok (Thailand), 4 March 2010. Co-sponsored by the Climate Technology Initiative (CTI), one of IEA's collaborative technology programmes, this event will showcase high-quality clean energy projects from around the Asia region. Access the programme here. Visit the CTI website. See article above.
• Conference Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Bioenergy Systems: Impacts of Timing, Issues of Responsibility, Brussels (Belgium), 8-10 March 2010. Organised jointly by IEA Bioenergy's Task 38 on Greenhouse Gas Balances of Biomass and Bioenergy Systems, this conference will share knowledge and understanding, with a view to producing a briefing paper for policy makers. Click for further information. IEA Bioenergy is an IEA collaborative programme.
• Joint ENARD/IEA workshop Electricity Grids - a key enabler in the delivery of a sustainable energy policy, Paris (France), 28 April 2010. This workshop’s purpose is to provide high-level regional perspectives on the crucial importance of electricity networks and to present policy messages and highlights from the work of the IEA Implementing Agreement on Electricity Networks Analysis, Research and Development (ENARD) and the IEA Secretariat, in conjunction with the IEA Electricity Co-ordination Group (ECG). ENARD is one of the IEA international collaborative RD&D programmes. Click to learn more about the workshop.
• 18th World Hydrogen Energy Conference, Essen (Germany), 16-21 May 2010. This event for decision takers in politics, industry, research and finance will cover wide-ranging scientific, technological, deployment and policy questions relating to the role of hydrogen and fuel cells in a sustainable energy economy. The conference, which builds on previous conferences dating back to 1976, will feature a training and information session on hydrogen and fuel cells. The IEA Implementing Agreement on Advanced Fuel Cells is represented in the event’s organisation team. Visit the conference website.
• 10th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, Amsterdam (the Netherlands), 19-23 September 2010. This tenth conference in the series organised by the IEA Greenhouse Gas R&D Programme (IEA GHG) will provide a platform for discussion on finding opportunities to implement greenhouse gas mitigation technologies and overcome the barriers to applying these technologies. Visit the conference website.
• EUROSUN 2010 - International Conference on Solar Heating, Cooling and Buildings, Graz (Austria), 28 September - 1 October 2010. Organised by the IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme (SHC), ISES and other bodies, EuroSun 2010 will enable participants to exchange and discuss the latest R&D results and learn more about problems and their solution. Visit the conference website.
• Third International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE 2010), Bilbao (Spain), 6-8 October, 2010. Hosted and organised by the Ente Vasco de la Energía-EVE and Tecnalia, in partnership with the European Ocean Energy Association and the International Energy Agency's Implementing Agreement on Ocean Energy Systems (OES IA), this event will be a meeting place for the world’s leading ocean energy industry firms and experts. Visit the conference website.
• 31st Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre Conference, Seoul (Korea), 26-28 October 2010. This 31st conference of the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC) will enable participants to update on low-energy and sustainable ventilation technologies for green buildings. AIVC is part of the IEA Programme on Energy Conservation in Buildings & Community Systems (ECBCS). Visit the conference website
• 8th International Conference on System Simulation in Buildings, Liege (Belgium), 13-15 December 2010. Organised by the Thermodynamics Laboratory and the Department of Environmental Sciences and Management of the University of Liege in close co-operation with the IEA Energy Conservation in Buildings and Community Systems Programme (ECBCS), this event will enable researchers and specialists in buildings and in heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems simulation to present papers and discuss the latest developments. Visit the conference website.
• 10th IEA Heat Pump Conference, Tokyo (Japan), 16–19 May, 2011. Taking as its theme “Heat Pumps - The Solution for a Low Carbon World”, this event will focus on heat pumps, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment and systems for residential, commercial and industrial applications. It is designed for those interested in technical, market, policy and standards information. Visit the conference website. The IEA Heat Pumps Programme is one of the IEA international energy technology collaborations.